National Commission on the Rights of Child

Meeting with Governor Punjab and Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Affairs

A joint meeting of member Punjab, Dr. Rubina Feroze Bhatti, minister for human rights and minorities’ affairs (HRMA) Punjab, Ijaz Alam Augustine and Governor Punjab Ch. Sarwar was held at governor house Punjab. The purpose of the meeting was the launch of the NCRC at the provincial level where representatives of all relevant government departments, civil society representatives could be invited to orient them towards mandate and functions of NCRC as well as to build liaisons for an efficient and effective functioning of the commission in the province. The honorable governor expressed his keen interest and particularly talked about the significance of NCRC in relation to GSP+ status of Pakistan. The governor expressed his willingness to support NCRC mandate at provincial level.